How to draw traffic to your site with offline marketing strategies

Last week, Holly Horsman talked about maximizing your online presence by incorporating traditional marketing techniques into your digital marketing strategy. There is definitely still a place for offline marketing, and in this post Leila Dorari shares six strategies for you to consider.   In today’s digital era, your website is your storefront and the main tool for creating a strong presence…

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How to Successfully Build Relationships on Social Media

Welcome to Day 3 of my Social Media mini-series! If you haven’t already, you may want to read The Best Social Media Platforms for Building Your Business and How to Create Successful Social Media Posts before continuing. Question #3: How have you successfully built relationships on social media? I wasn’t surprised to discover that the folks from POC’s Halton-Peel Chapter…

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How to Use Facebook Groups for Business

Today’s guest blogger has been featured here twice before, and I’m pleased to welcome her back. If you don’t know Deb Bixler, she helps people with direct sales businesses to create a consistent cash flow. Although Deb’s tips about networking in Facebook groups will be most beneficial if you’re a consultant for Creative Memories, Thirty-One Gifts, or another direct sales company, the basic…

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How to Find Clients as a Productivity Consultant

The other day I shared some exercises based on the Law of Attraction to help you identify and attract your ideal client. Although I believe that the Law of Attraction works, it’s also wise to take a more hands-on approach to finding clients. My guest today is Sarah Williams, who brings us some great tips for marketing your business, including valuable resources for…

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9 Tips for Building Your Support Network

When I launched my business in 2002, I was very excited to have something that was “all mine.” Who wouldn’t be? However, my desire for independence almost prevented me from being successful! I learned that when you run your own business, you need to grow a network of colleagues, service providers and others who can help you in various ways….

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How to create a buzz for your brand with free workshops

Recently I named Elizabeth Hagen as one of three bloggers I consider worthy of a Very Inspiring Blogger Award. What I didn’t mention is that I’ve also had the privilege of learning from her through teleclasses, group coaching and even a couple of one-on-one sessions. I’m still working through a very long list of ideas I’ve generated, but based on…

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Learning from others’ experience

At one of the first small business networking events I attended, the group leader gave an excellent presentation in which she explained that no matter what you’re working on, you don’t have to learn everything the hard way. Whether it’s a marketing technique, an administrative procedure, or something specific to the services you offer, someone else has already done it….

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10 tips for a successful organizing business

To be a successful organizing coach or consultant, you need knowledge, a passion for imparting that knowledge to others, and basic business skills. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve talked about a number of resources for professional development and networking to help you attain those skills. Today I’m happy to share my top tips to help you start and…

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